• China created what it claims is the first AI news anchor - watch it in action here

    7 days ago - By Chron

    New China TV/YouTube
    China's state press agency has developed "AI news anchors," avatars of real-life news presenters which read out news as it is typed.
    It developed the anchors with Chinese search engine giant Sogou.
    There was no detail given as to how exactly the anchors were made, and one expert said they fell into the "uncanny valley," when avatars have an unsettling resemblance to humans.
    China's state-run press agency Xinhua has unveiled what it claims are the world's first AI-generated news anchors.
    Xinhua revealed the anchors at the World Internet Conference on Thursday. Modeled...
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  • Fact Check of the Day: Fact-Checking Trump's Claims About the Chinese Economy

    7 days ago - By NY Times

    At a news conference, the president answered a question about healing national divides by saying, falsely, that he had forced China to back down from a plan to strengthen its manufacturing industry.
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